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Coffee May Help You Lose Weight

Talk about a morning perk! New research shows that coffee may jumpstart your body’s fat-burning potential.

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Obesity and Income: Men vs. Women

Americans who make less money generally have higher rates of obesity, but the outcomes also differ between men and women. Here's what we know.

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A 12-Month Plan For Weight Loss

If you're have a hard time losing weight, maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Follow this 12-month approach to reach your goals.

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Mindfulness May Curb Stress-Eating

Mindfulness techniques could help you avoid overeating when you're stressed out, according to this study.

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To Lose Belly Fat, Eat the Right Stuff

If you're trying to lose weight, this study offers a simple solution: eat a heart-healthy diet that’s high in fiber and low in saturated fats.

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Spring Cleaning Your Pantry and Fridge

Inspire yourself to lose weight with these spring cleaning tips that can help create order in your kitchen and support healthy eating.

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Zero Calories, Zero Problems? Not So Fast

If you've switched to diet sodas and artificial sweeteners to satisfy your sweet tooth, read what these researchers learned about how it affects your body.

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Fighting Obesity With Photography

Photographer Gregg Segal hopes his work can raise awareness about childhood obesity and the impacts of our modern diets.

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Breastfeeding Advice for Obese Mothers

Find out why new mothers with obesity should be encouraged, supported, and educated to exclusively breastfeed for the first six month’s of their baby’s life.

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The Hazards of Weight Stigma for Young People

Don't overlook the emotional impacts that weight stigma can have on young people struggling with obesity.